shells Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular shells dishes in restaurants
#1CORNMEAL FRIED LOUISIANA SOFT SHELL BLUE CRAB
Acadia Bistro (Portland, Oregon)
#2SOFT SHELL CRAB
Rock And Rolls Sushi Lounge (Corpus Christi, Texas)
#3STUFFED SHELLS PASTA
Lakeside Deli (Verona, New Jersey)
#4CRISPY SOFT SHELL CRAB
King's Crab Shack And Oyster Bar (Winston-salem, North Carolina)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with shells
#1pie
#2steak
65.81%
#3tacos
55.32%
#4pastry
51.49%
#5beef
48.46%
#6coffee
45.43%
#7chicken
34.86%
#8cookies
31.49%
#9ricotta
30.08%
#10prawns
4.79%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve shells

6.49%

9,914 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online shells recipes

0.17%

2,708 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

shells Growth Over Time How shells has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.175
Year Over Year SHELLS growth or decline vs one year ago
23.92%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of shells per consumer
1.34
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that shells represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of shells at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve shells

6.49%

9,914 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online shells recipes

0.17%

2,708 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for shells, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
43.71%
#2ice cream
27.52%
#3salad
17.98%
#4eggs
10.79%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
55.32%
#2eggs
2.51%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
33.35%
#2ice cream
16.97%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
41.4%
#2lobster pieces
27.26%
#3oysters
12.78%
#4crabs
10.22%
#5scallops
4.94%
#6prawns
3.41%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1prawns
4.79%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
41.9%
#2oysters
24.26%
#3scallops
23.65%
#4crabs
17.4%
#5lobster pieces
0.2%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1pasta
12.52%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
85.32%
#2ricotta
14.68%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1ricotta
30.08%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
21.16%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
46.63%
#2steak
29.11%
#3beef
24.26%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
65.81%
#2beef
48.46%
#3chicken
34.86%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pastry
43.23%
#2cake
35.16%
#3pie
15.27%
#4cookies
6.34%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pie
#2pastry
51.49%
#3cookies
31.49%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
9.87%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
5.61%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with shells, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
45.43%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose shells compared to all other dishes
fitness
12.55%
weight loss
3.15%
clean eating
1.76%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with shells over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '180123456789
  • vegan
  • vegetarian
  • clean eating
  • keto

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular shells dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve shells

6.49%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature shells

seafood restaurant

22 %
shells Pricing Analysis Average price of shells across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$14.08$12.18$13.84$15.8$20.08AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular shells Dishes The most notable variations of shells served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cornmeal Fried Louisiana Soft Shell Blue Crab Acadia BistroPortlandOregon
#2 Soft Shell Crab Rock and Rolls Sushi LoungeCorpus ChristiTexas
#3 Stuffed Shells Pasta Lakeside DeliVeronaNew Jersey
#4 Crispy Soft Shell Crab King's Crab Shack and Oyster BarWinston-salemNorth Carolina
#5 Hard Shell Taco Cilantro Lime RestaurantLaCalifornia
#6 Raw Oyster Shell Captain Porky'sWadsworthIllinois
#7 Soft Shell Crab Sandwich Blue Ridge SeafoodGainesvilleVirginia
#8 Soft Shell Crabs O'Brien's CrabhousePontiacMichigan
#9 Deep Fried Whole Soft Shell Crab Ponzu Izakaya Ojiya Torrance Japanese cuisineTorranceCalifornia
#10 Redfish Shell Shrimp Brochette Pappasito's CantinaHoustonTexas
Menu Items How many total instances of shells found in restaurants across the country
16,535
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of shells variations on a restaurant's menu
1.67

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online shells recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for shells
2,708
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use shells as an ingredient
2,173
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of shells recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Instant Pot Creamy Shells and Beef from Spicy Southern Kitchen

2

Instant Pot Creamy Shells and Beef from Meatloaf and Melodrama

3

Three-Cheese Beef Pasta Shells from Pillsbury.com

4

Stuffed Shells with Spinach from Everyday Good Thinking

5

Keto Beef Taquitos with Cheese Taco Shells from Keto Vale

6

Low Carb Crispy Cheese Taco Shells from sugarfreemom.com

7

Creamy Beef and Shells from Damn Delicious

8

Low Carb Tacos with Cheese Shells from Keto Vale

9

Mexican Stuffed Shells from recipe-diaries.com

10

Chicken and Broccoli Shells and Cheese from Love Grows Wild

11

Sausage, Ricotta, and Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells from Craving Some Creativity